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SHOW #190 – We recap the Budweiser Shootout and Preview the 54th running of The Great American Race, The Daytona 500. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
(About 49 mins)

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RACE RECAP | GATORADE DUEL #2

On lap 6 JJ Yeley hit the apron having trouble with his 49 machine

Kenny Wallace lost the draft with 29 laps to go and later had fuel problems on the #09 car

Kurt Busch got busted with speeding on pit road

Transferring into the Daytona 500: Joe Nemechek and Dave Blaney

5 Greg Biffle
4 Elliott Sadler
3 Jimmie Johnson
2 Regan Smith

1 Victory Lane – Greg Biffle led most of this race, which was pretty uneventful until the final lap, but it was teammate Matt Kenseth who took the checkered flag first.

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1 7 17 Matt Kenseth Best Buy Ford
2 18 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet
3 6 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet
4 16 33 Elliott Sadler(i) General Mills/Kroger Chevrolet
5 1 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford
6 9 20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota
7 12 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Brown Toyota
8 3 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet
9 8 39 Ryan Newman U.S. ARMY/Quicken Loans Chevrolet
10 10 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet
11 5 55 Mark Martin Aaron’s Toyota
12 14 36 * Dave Blaney Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Chevrolet
13 4 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota
14 15 51 Kurt Busch Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet
15 24 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota
16 19 47 Bobby Labonte Kroger Toyota
17 17 87 * Joe Nemechek(i) AM FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota
18 2 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford
19 22 23 * Robert Richardson Jr.(i) North Texas Pipe Toyota
20 20 97 * Bill Elliott AM FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota
21 13 09 * Kenny Wallace(i) American Ethanol Toyota
22 11 26 *Tony Raines Front Row Motorsports Ford
23 21 93 David Reutimann Burger King Toyota
24 23 49 * JJ Yeley America Israel Racing Toyota

RACE RECAP | GATORADE DUEL #1

-Robby Gordon had a tire rub early

-1st Caution, David Gilliland shot up into Juan Pablo Montoya and Paul Menard. Brad Keselowski hit the wall trying to avoid the wreck.

-With about 6 laps to go, and after coming in for fuel, Michael Waltrip crashed getting back up to speed and will not make the 500

-Danica Patrick spun on The Final Lap and took a wicked hit to the inside wall on the backstretch (almost at full speed) after contact with Aric Almirola. She was checked and released from the infield care center

SEE THE CRASH VIDEO

-Transferring into the Daytona 500: Robby Gordon, Michael McDowell

5 Jeff Burton
4 Carl Edwards
3 Marcos Ambrose
2 Dale Earnhardt Jr.

VICTORY LANE

1 Tony Stewart takes his 3rd career Gatorade Duel win

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1 6 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet
2 2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet
3 3 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford
4 13 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet
5 1 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford
6 21 98 * Michael McDowell No.98 KLOVE/Curb Records Ford Ford
7 12 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet
8 10 22 AJ Allmendinger Shell Pennzoil Dodge
9 25 7 * Robby Gordon MAPEI/Menards/SPEED Energy Dodge
10 16 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet
11 4 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.(i) Ford EcoBoost Ford
12 5 21 * Trevor Bayne(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford
13 11 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge
14 9 34 David Ragan Scorpion Truck Bedliners Ford
15 7 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Helping Hungry Homes Ford
16 17 10 Danica Patrick(i) GoDaddy.com Chevrolet
17 20 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota
18 19 40 * Michael Waltrip Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota
19 15 30 * David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota
20 24 37 * Mike Wallace(i) Poynt.com Ford
21 18 32 * Terry Labonte C&J Energy Ford
22 23 38 David Gilliland MHP/Power Pak Pudding Ford
23 14 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet
24 8 27 Paul Menard Menards/Peak Chevrolet
25 22 83 Landon Cassill Burger King Toyota

Gatorade at Daytona Duel #1
1 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford
2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet
3 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford
4 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.(i) Ford EcoBoost Ford
5 21 ^ Trevor Bayne(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford
6 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet
7 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Helping Hungry Homes Ford
8 27 Paul Menard Menards/Peak Chevrolet
9 34 David Ragan Scorpion Truck Bedliners Ford
10 22 AJ Allmendinger Shell Pennzoil Dodge
11 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge
12 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet
13 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet
14 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet
15 30 ^ David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota
16 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet
17 10 Danica Patrick(i) GoDaddy.com Chevrolet
18 32 ^ Terry Labonte C&J Energy Ford
19 40 ^ Michael Waltrip Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota
20 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota
21 98 ^ Michael McDowell No.98 KLOVE/Curb Records Ford Ford
22 83 Landon Cassill Burger King Toyota

2012 Gatorade Duel at Daytona #2 Starting Lineup

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